Green in more than one way
Aluminium composite panels from Euromax are central to the realisation of architect Erik Schotte and team’s refreshingly innovative and lively design for a new school building at Ede, a small city located in the centre of the Netherlands.
Architect LIAG Architects Location Ede - The Netherlands Company involved Euramax Coated Products Website http://www.euramax.nl
Few buildings evoke the universal response ‘how on earth does it stand up?’ but the Aluminium Centrum in Houten, the Netherlands, is one of them. A flat simple slab of a building (although not as simple as it first looks) is supported on the slenderest possible of supports coming up out of the water. On a day when the light is right, with reflections in the still water, the effect is of the tentacles of a jellyfish – not the most structurally rigid of concepts.
Architect Abbink X De Haas architectures (Micha de Haas) Location Houten - The Netherlands Company involved 3A Composites Website http://www.3acomposites.com
Lely Groep office and production hall
As an inventor and manufacturer of robotic dairy equipment and forage harvesters, Lely Industries is a world leading player in the agricultural industry. Its sleek newly headquarters and production facility at Maasluis, near Rotterdam, reflects not only the cutting edge nature of the Lely’s business, but also the landscape in which it sits.
Architect ConsortArchitects Location Maassluis - The Netherlands Company involved Tata Steel Website http://www.colorcoat-online.com